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Re: Spec Restyling Proposal

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 2 Apr 2012 08:21:59 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDCmqnVCBEWc2V-HRgeEq45C7UiG=Pd52fWi=B_o-QSmMw@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Kang-Hao (Kenny) Lu" <kennyluck@csail.mit.edu>
Cc: Spec Discussions <spec-prod@w3.org>
On Sun, Apr 1, 2012 at 11:46 PM, Kang-Hao (Kenny) Lu
<kennyluck@csail.mit.edu> wrote:
> I'm late to this party, but I rebuilt this
>
> (12/04/02 6:37), fantasai wrote:
>> Futuristic Look
>>   In keeping with W3C's mission to "lead the Web to its full potential",
>>   we wanted to emphasize that W3C is creating the Future of the Web.
>>   To show that, we chose a deep space background, which gives the design
>>   its futuristic feel.
>
> with 58 radial-gradients[1] to .... celebrate css3-images' advancing
> into CR with the editors I guess :p
>
> I tried to incorporate[2] that into our WCAG-friendly new style, but it
> doesn't work quite well:
>
> * IE9 and Firefox 11[3] don't support explicit length as gradient radii.
> * Chromuim18 and Opera12alpha can display it, but the scrolling isn't
> quite smooth. (There are 58 backgrounds, what can I expect? We probably
> want to get cross-fade() specced sooner :)
>
> I don't know what is the licence of the original background, my
> derivative work is on Public Domain. Feel free to use it as some kind of
> stress test!

Hahaha, awesome!  Thanks, Kenny!

(Btw, it scrolls fine on my, admittedly pretty new, laptop running
Chrome 19 beta.)

~TJ
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